Let us start of with an easier question, what bean is seen here?
- A coffee bean (a coffee bean is not actually a bean, its a pit inside the fruit, commonly called a cherry – but we digress)
- This represents a sigmoid volvulus. Sometimes confused with a caecal volvulus
- In comparison a caecal volvulus has only one air-fluid level as shown below. [Reference]
What favourite cinema snack can be seen here?
- Popcorn (amorphous calcifications often with rings and arcs)
- This type of calcification may be seen in many radiological settings including:
- Chondroid lesions (e.g enchondroma, chondrosarcoma)
- Fibrous dysplasia
- Pulmonary harmatomas
- Degenerating fibroadenomas of the breast
- Calcified uterine fibroid
- Metaphyses and epiphyses of the long bones of children with osteogenesis imperfecta [Reference]
What particular biscuit represents pericardial fluid on a lateral chest X-ray?
- An oreo cookie
- A vertical opaque line (pericardial fluid) separating a vertical lucent line directly behind sternum (pericardial fat) anteriorly from a similar lucent vertical lucent line (epicardial fat) posteriorly. [Reference]
What has been licked here?
- A candy stick
- It refers to tapering of the tips of the metacarpal bones, metatarsal bones, phalanges or clavicles and is usually associated with:
- Psoriatic arthropathy
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Neuropathic joint [Reference]
If your breast implant has an intracapsular rupture what type of pasta will be seen?
- After implantation of a silicone or saline breast implant, a fibrous capsule (scar) forms around the implant shell (right breast above). In an intracapsular rupture, the contents of the implant are contained by the fibrous scar, while the shell appears as a group of wavy lines (left breast above). [Reference]